Have families always looked like they do today? In this lesson, students will compare the family structure of the past to the family structure of today. Students will discuss what family means to them and will discover how families looked in the past. Then, students will pick one of the family structures as their favorite and write a short text explaining their choice.

Learning Objectives

Students will understand family life now and in the past, and family life in various places long ago. (NSS-USH.K-4.1)

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